A New Jersey-based company with Clark County connections on Thursday announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Pennsylvania so it can make more gummy vitamins, in high demand among today's consumers.
By Associated Press December 5, 2013 11:06 a.m.
NEW YORK — Costco Wholesale Corp. and Victoria's Secret parent L Brands Inc. were among a handful of retailers that posted weak sales in November on Thursday.
By Candice Choi, Associated Press December 5, 2013 11:21 a.m.
NEW YORK — Fast-food workers and labor organizers are marching, waving signs and chanting in cities across the country Thursday amid a push for higher wages.
By JOSHUA GOODMAN, Associated Press December 5, 2013 10:14 a.m.
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans have been scrambling for dollars for weeks, taking refuge in the greenback as their own currency is in free fall. Rather than address the economic imbalances behind the bolivar's plunge, the government is going after the bearers of the bad news — it's blocking websites people use to track exchange rates on the black market.
December 5, 2013 6 a.m.
A Vancouver-based McDonald’s chain has opened its northernmost restaurant in Castle Rock just off Interstate 5 at Exit 49 east of the freeway.
By Aaron Corvin December 4, 2013 4:33 p.m.
A Vancouver-based company aiming to replace pollution-spewing urban mass transportation with zero-emission electric vehicles says it's secured a new deal in the Philippines that could generate up to 300 jobs locally as manufacturing ramps up.
By Carl Freeman, Independent staff writer December 4, 2013 4:07 p.m.
Clark College is negotiating with AT&T to erect three 15-foot cell towers on the roof of the Penguin Union Building.
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press December 4, 2013 12:55 p.m.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri senators passed legislation Wednesday offering up to $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades for Boeing to assemble a commercial airplane in St. Louis.
By Associated Press December 4, 2013 10:35 a.m.
MISSOULA, Mont. — Montana Department of Transportation officials are considering an application from an Oregon company to move an oversized load of refinery equipment through the state to an oil sands project in Alberta, Canada.
By Associated Press December 4, 2013 9:55 a.m.
SPOKANE — Some workers at Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital in Spokane hit the picket lines Wednesday for a one-day strike in their ongoing contract dispute.
By Richard Read, The Oregonian December 4, 2013 9:46 a.m.
McMinnville's Evergreen International Airlines remains open, contrary to plan, as managers keep quiet
By Associated Press December 4, 2013 9:42 a.m.
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas is assembling an economic incentive package geared at landing a new Boeing contract to build the aviation giant's 777X commercial aircraft.
December 4, 2013 6 a.m.
Washington State University's Clark County Extension is offering Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Business Planning, a 10-week course designed to help entrepreneurs develop a business plan for agricultural enterprises.
By The Columbian December 4, 2013 6 a.m.
Business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to get help with their growth ambitions during an event to be held 9:30 to 11 a.m. Dec. 11 at Latte Da, 205 E. 39th St. in Vancouver. The event is free.
By Courtney Sherwood December 4, 2013 6 a.m.
Has the Internet killed the video rental business? One Hazel Dell company hopes the answer to that question is "no." When Video Connections opened 32 years ago, it was one of the first stores to see viewing movies at home as a moneymaker. And now, after the bankruptcies of Blockbuster and Hollywood Video, it's one of the last storefronts in Clark County where people can head inside to browse the shelves before taking a movie home.
By The Columbian December 4, 2013 5:59 a.m.
Ridgefield — Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery in Ridgefield won silver last month in a national wine competition. The winery placed second for its 2011 syrah red wine in the American Wine Society Commercial Wine Competition.